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Welcome to Bearcreek ...

The town of Bearcreek is located in Carbon County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bearcreek has a population of 82 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bearcreek.

Bearcreek is 4,550 feet [1,387 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Bearcreek is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Bearcreek lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bearcreek is within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Bearcreek: 59007<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bearcreek had an population of 82 people. This is an increase of 3.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bearcreek had a population of 79 people. This makes Bearcreek the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 79 people, the population of Bearcreek decreased 4.82% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 83 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bearcreek.

Communities Also Named Bearcreek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Bearcreek - they are located in Missouri (2) and North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bearcreek.

Communities near Bearcreek ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bearcreek.

  • Red Lodge [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Lodge
    • Red Lodge [Carbon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Bearcreek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,359 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lodge<7>
  • Bridger [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
    • Bridger [Carbon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Bearcreek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridger have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridger
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridger<7>
  • Belfry [Carbon County]
  • Roberts [Carbon County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clark [Park County]
    • Boyd [Carbon County]
    • Fromberg [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fromberg
      • Fromberg [Carbon County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Bearcreek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 469 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fromberg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fromberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fromberg<7>
    • Roscoe [Carbon County]
    • Joliet [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joliet
      • Joliet [Carbon County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the north of Bearcreek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 666 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joliet have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joliet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Joliet<7>
    • Edgar [Carbon County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bearcreek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bearcreek.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bearcreek. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bearcreek.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bearcreek. See our Newspapers Page for Bearcreek.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bearcreek ...

Looking for more information about Bearcreek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bearcreek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bearcreek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Carbon County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bearcreek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Carbon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bearcreek.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bearcreek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Bearcreek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bearcreek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bearcreek) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bearcreek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BearcreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bearcreek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1608, Longitude: -109.1576    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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